GMB WELCOMES CHANGES TO NEW BRIDGE CROSSING RULES TO ALLOW FREE TRAVEL FOR WIDER RANGE OF EMERGENCY VEHICLES
Welcoming the announcement that vehicles carrying blood, plasma and human organs will now be exempt from charges for crossing the Mersey Gateway in Halton, GMB Organiser Michael Evans said:
After almost 13 years, our members are now saying enough is enough says GMB
Peter Watson, long term GMB member, tells us about his experience after he was caught up in the Windrush Scandal
GMB North West & Irish region helped Peter take his battle to parliament, with the help of local Withington MP Jeff Smith, resulting in his case being fast tracked. His immigration status was resolved with indefinite leave to remain, which he had already been granted in the 1980’s and Peter was able to return to work.
Work-related fatalities as reported under RIDDOR show a total of 137 this last 12 months.
The GMB’s Workers Memorial Day event will be held at Regional Office, Columbus Quay, Liverpool on Friday 27th April 2018 commencing at 11 a.m.
If you or any of your members wish to join us at Regional Office, please contact Julie Dowling, Alfie Jones or Paul Holleran, on 0151 728 2905.
Below are the examples of how ASDA changes to the pension scheme will affect colleagues who were paying into the Step-Up Pension Scheme.
On Saturday 7th April 2018, Young Members from all Regions gathered in Birmingham City Centre before their National Young Members Network meeting to raise awareness of this year’s priority campaign “Wages Not Based on Ages”.
In mid-February ASDA tabled proposals which included the restructuring of hours and outsourcing security in supermarkets to Cardinal.
The regions Young Members are an active group in our region, tackling issues that affect young members and driving new ideas for our trade union. New members are welcome.
The GMB North West and Irish Region Young members AGM will take place at